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Central locking I have a 1996 Golf estate diesel 1.9. The central locking will lock and unlock, but the pump runs on after unlocking. I then thought maybe a microswitch in the door lock was faulty (is there such a thing? Does the pump operate a switch, or does it work directly by air pressure?). To investigate this, I simply tried unlocking from the driver or passenger side separately, but the effect was the same; so unless there are two switches and they are both faulty, this seems less likely. I am now running out of ideas. Any suggestions? Sorry this is a bit wordy; it's probably my first post. Thanks Brian M

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This seems like a vacuum leak somewhere. Find the pump itself, and after you lock or unlock the doors, with the pump running, Pull the vacuum line from the pump and plug the pump output with your finger. This should shut the pump off. If this works, you then have to trace the vacuum lines and find the leak. Most likely pinch points anr in the door boots. (have this car been in an accident?) If so, check in the damage areas. good luck!

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When
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